Wednesday, January 19, 2022

More than 400 people interested in Great Lakes issues on the national, regional, state and local levels gathered recently in Toledo.

Look for more legislation dealing with farmland preservation issues to be introduced this session.

Ohio Reps. Gene Krebs and Sean Logan were unable to get a comprehensive preservation bill passed last year, but they're back with seven separate bills that comprise the basics of a new comprehensive package.

President signs bill barring TMDL implementation two days after EPA publishes final rule.

Landowners across Ohio and Pennsylvania continue to voice objections to the construction of a 370-mile natural gas pipeline that could cross northern Ohio and northcentral Pennsylvania.

USDA's active monitoring of flocks in Vermont since 1996 will prevent widespread contamination from TSE.

Ohio's agricultural community is watching the developments of a case in Darke County Common Pleas Court that could affect the way farmers do business.

Buckeye Egg Farm is being investigated by the Ohio Environmental Protection Service for yet another spill, this time of fuel oil.

Carroll County landowners Robert and Bernice McClester are the first landowners to donate an agricultural easement to the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), ensuring their farm will not be converted to a non agricultural use.

While questions remain about the seven-bill farmland preservation package to be introduced by state Reps. Gene Krebs and Sean Logan, Ohio agriculture organizations are generally supportive.